Didactics

Our seminars, conferences and rounds provide a solid foundation for your clinical practice and include ample time to discuss cases you see in your rotations. They also help you keep abreast of new research in and beyond our department.

Residents listening to a lecture at the twice annual Pharmaceutical Symposium.
6/19/14
These seminars give the entire resident group a chance to discuss a variety of topics in several formats.
8/17/16
At these regular meetings, you will present and discuss the unusual or challenging cases you see in your rotations with faculty and staff at our primary clinical sites.
8/17/16
Introduces you to psychiatric conditions commonly encountered in emergency and inpatient settings, including delirium, violent behavior and alcohol withdrawal. Trains assessment, documentation and treatment skills.
9/14/16
This series introduces you to pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and brain receptors. You will discuss the major classes of medications—antipsychotic medications, mood stabilizers, benzodiazepines and others—covering their mechanisms of action, side effect profiles and indications for treatment.
9/14/16
The didactic curriculum for PGY-3 and 4 residents is combined and rotates on a two-year cycle.